The first table below looks at the demand for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 33 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.18% 1.04% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.45% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £200 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 138 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.57% 71.50% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 104 102
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.58 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.58 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOD
East of England

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) HTML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects